RealSearch WordPress


The RealSearch WordPress Search Plugin replaces the default MySQL based search with a much more powerful Lucene based one, thus, delivering more accurate and relevant search results. It is compatible with any kind of content, pages, custom post types, etc. It can even search in attached documents.

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RealSearch currently supports English, Spanish, and German languages. If you need support for some other language, let us know in the comments.


  • Keyword lemmatization (stemming): shoot in feet is the same as shot in foot
  • Sorting based on relevancy.
  • Search keyword highlight.
  • Live ajax search with type head or live search. See it in action:
  • Boolean queries: Digital camera OR Laptop AND water resistant
  • Exclude search terms with the ”-” operator: Install -Windows
  • Fuzzy search: envito~ 0.1, codecanon~ 0.2
  • Wildcard search: Insta* Window*

The RealSearch Plugin offers a blazingly fast Live AJAX Search; it achieves this by pre-caching 500 documents, and if the searched keyword does not match any of them, then it will do an AJAX search request.

Powerful Post Selector

With the Post Selector you can specify precisely which content do you want to index and make searchable. You can exclude authors, posts by taxonomies, certain categories or specific post IDs.

Search in comments

You will be able to index and search comments too.

Search inside attached documents

With the Real Search WordPress plugin you can search for text inside attached documents. Currently the following formats are supported, but it can be extended: DOC, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, and PDF

Search statistics

You can monitor search performance by keywords and also observe trends in search and click through volumes in the “Stats” page.

RealSearch WordPress Search Plugin requirements